Landmarks light up in honor of LGBT pride


Posted on: June 25th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Structures across the world are bathed in rainbow lighting in honor of LGBT pride.

June is internationally recognized as Pride Month, and many cities are hosting Pride Month marches on Sunday.

From New York City’s Empire State Building to Minnesota’s Lowry Bridge, cities of all sizes are gushing with pride. And overseas, U.S. embassies and consulates are also paying tribute to LGBT pride.

Here’s a roundup of the some of the most colorful structures lighting up their respective cities — and social media.

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, NEW YORK CITY

Look up tonight at 11PM for our music-to-light show synced to @DeadandCompany’s encore performance at @CitiField! Listen along on @Q1043. pic.twitter.com/62cujJ6isN

— Empire State Bldg (@EmpireStateBldg) June 24, 2017

THE MONTROSE BRIDGES, HOUSTON

We’re turning the bridge lights rainbow for Houston #PrideWeek starting Sunday! https://t.co/nHfHizDrtk pic.twitter.com/5xo7PVqiv7

— Montrose Houston (@MontroseHTX) June 16, 2017

LOWRY BRIDGE, HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA

Tonight, June 24, the Lowry Bridge will be lit rainbow colors for the Twin Cities Pride Festival. #TCPride pic.twitter.com/IGd33GfxXb

— Hennepin County (@Hennepin) June 24, 2017

CHRISTOPHER STREET, NEW YORK CITY

Something exciting is happening on Christopher St! #Pride2017 pic.twitter.com/02iLMCbETY

— NYC DOT (@NYC_DOT) June 25, 2017

TRUMP HOTEL, CHICAGO

Trump Hotel In Chicago Lit Up In Rainbow Colors For Pride https://t.co/yUSmuI0wrr via @NewNowNext #gay #LGBT pic.twitter.com/uys5tJR7Q5

— Gayety (@Gayetyco) June 23, 2017

HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY, HOUSTON

Happy PRIDE Houston! @ghostofHHS @heightsgsa #HeightsHS pic.twitter.com/RDR0mzefAf

— Heights HS Library (@HeightsHSLib) June 24, 2017

ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER, NEW YORK CITY

This weekend, #OneWTC will be light up rainbow for the 2017 #NYCPrideParade and #prideweek 🏳️‍🌈@NYCPrideMarch @NYCPride pic.twitter.com/OztXjOdVO5

— One World Trade (@OneWTC) June 24, 2017

CITY HALL, NEW YORK CITY

City Hall dressed in Pride for the weekend. #NYCPride2017 pic.twitter.com/tMrlp605CQ

— City of New York (@nycgov) June 25, 2017

U.S. EMBASSY, NEW DELHI, INDIA

We’re celebrating #LGBTPrideMonth at U.S. Embassy New Delhi by lighting our building in the rainbow colors of #Pride. #PrideMonth pic.twitter.com/PrEzdm5M0d

— U.S. Embassy India (@USAndIndia) June 5, 2017

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